21 Easy Kitchen Storage Ideas Because Everyone Could Do With More Space

In our dreams (and Pinterest boards), we have a palatial custom kitchen with a merchandised walk-in pantry. In reality, our pots and pans teeter in cupboards and our junk drawers overfloweth. Don’t despair guys, there are tons of savvy kitchen storage solutions, like these ones for starters.

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Burke Decor

1. Refrigerator Rack

Scandinavian design, universal utility.

Burke Decor ($55)


2. Utensil Center

This one-stop block has all you really need. (Helloooo, extra drawer space.)

Material ($175)


3. Spice Organizer

Because they look like crap all over your countertops.

Ikea ($4)


4. Magnetic Spices

Another clever solution.

Etsy ($70)

Home Depot

5. Mini Island

Psst: You can hide your trash can in there.

Baxton Studio ($182)

Birch Lane

6. Under-sink Organizer

Corral thine cleaning supplies.

Birch Lane ($72)

Crate & Barrel

7. Wall-mount Pot Rack

This move is a serious cupboard real-estate opener.

Crate & Barrel ($140)


8. Floating Shelves

Put a spare patch of wall to work.

Rejuvenation ($199)

world market

9. Hanging Baskets

Floating, boho storage.

World Market ($34)


10. Plate Shelf

Keep your favorite morning essentials (mugs, breakfast plates, etc.) in an easy-access hub.

Ikea ($70)


11. Stackable Pots

Be still, our neatnik hearts.

Calphalon (from $140)

Ballard Designs

12. Utility Baskets

For prettying up your pantry—or filling the clearance above your cabinets.

Ballard Designs ($69 for three)

West Elm

13. Wall-mount Paper Towel Holder

Think up and off the counter, people.

West Elm ($24)

14. Knife Rack

We repeat...

Anthropologie ($34)

Pottery Barn

15. Entertaining Shelves

Brilliant extra storage to pop over your bar cart.

Pottery Barn (from $119)

The Container Store

16. Stackable Canisters

Pimp your pantry.

The Container Store (from $45)

The Container Store

17. Undershelf Placemat Holder

A little extra shelving goes a long way.

The Container Store ($7)


18. Tray Dividers

Psst: When everything is orderly, you can fit way more in there.

Hayneedle ($13)

Pottery Barn

19. Wall Shelf

If all else fails, there's always the dining room.

Pottery Barn (from $399)

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20. Utensil Rails

Easy-access meets whimsical decor.

Etsy ($41)


21. Freestanding Pantry

Fake it ’til you make...a built-in.

Home Styles ($678)